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China Promotes Climate Goal, and Builds New Coal Plants

Chinese President Xi Jinping said he wants his country to “achieve carbon neutrality before 2060.” It will not be an easy task for the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG). China, though it has canceled some planned thermal power plants over the past several years, has as ...


RENEWABLE POWER Direct—September 23, 2020

POWER Magazine   Jobs   White Papers  Webinars   Events   Store   September 23, 2020 Hitachi ABB Power Grids' Report Highlights Greening of the Grid The use of coal for North American power generation will continue to decline, natural gas will continue as the ...


Former SpaceX Engineers Tout New Microreactor

A California company is gathering funding for development of a portable nuclear microreactor, designed for use in areas where other forms of power generation are not practical. Radiant, founded by former SpaceX engineers, on Sept. 22 said it has raised $1.2 million from angel investors as it ...


Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ Report Highlights Greening of the Grid

The use of coal for North American power generation will continue to decline, natural gas will continue as the leading source of power, and the use of renewable resources to provide electricity will continue to grow, according to a report from Hitachi ABB Power Grids. The outlook, titled “North ...


FERC Order Backs Grid Market for DERs

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order that advocates for distributed energy resources (DERs) say will enable DERs, including renewable energy such as solar, wind, and battery storage, to compete on a more-level playing field in the organized capacity, energy, and ancillary ...


GAS POWER Direct—September 16, 2020

POWER Magazine   Jobs   White Papers  Webinars   Events   Store   September 16, 2020 GE, CTCI Score 6.5-GW Gas Power Contract Win in Taiwan General Electric International Inc. (GE) and consortium partner Taiwanese engineering services firm CTCI have bagged a ...